Thanks for your answer!
Yes, by using "#iscsiadm -m iface -I ethN, N=1...6" we can have 6
iSCSI sessions.

But now there is the question "HOWTO assign an initiator name for EACH
For one iSCSI session it can be found in the /etc/iscsi/
initiatorname.iscsi File:

Can it be done by adding these 5 entries

or which syntax has to be used?


On Aug 3, 10:36 pm, Donald Williams <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm not sure what your question really is.  Yes, you can have 6x GbE
> interfaces on different subnets and run iSCSI over them. What target are you
> using?   Typically, your iSCSI SAN is on one subnet.  It avoids the need to
> do IP routing.   Which adds latency and can reduce performance.
>  -don
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 6:03 AM, Rainer Bläs
> <>wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > we are running a SLES 10SP2 system with 6 physical Ethernet ports.
> > For instance is it possible to have 6 iSCSI initiators onthis system
> > when each IP of these six ports are belonging to 6 different (Sub)
> > Lans?
> > THX, Rainer
> --
> Marie von 
> Ebner-Eschenbach<>
> - "Even a stopped clock is right twice a day."

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